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Review: Snowdrop Vodka

By Christopher Null | May 12, 2023 |

Our prior outing with Vermont’s Saxtons River Distillery saw us reviewing the operation’s top shelf Perc Coffee Liqueur, way back in 2014. Now we’re back with less exotic fare: A vodka made from a corn-based mash that’s put through a vacuum distillation process before bottling. A portion of the proceeds from sales are earmarked to…

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Review: Sapling Vermont Maple Rye and Snowdrop Gin

By Christopher Null | February 4, 2019 |

We reviewed Saxtons River Distillery’s Sapling Maple Bourbon and Maple Liqueur back in 2014. At last we get to peek at Sapling Rye, which is sourced MGP whiskey that is flavored with local, Grade A Vermont maple syrup, just like Sapling Bourbon. We’re also reviewing Saxtons’ Snowdrop Gin, one of the few products from the…

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Perc coffee liqueur

Review: Perc Fresh Brewed Coffee Liqueur

By Christopher Null | May 2, 2014 |

Our friends at Vermont’s Saxtons River Distillery don’t just work with maple syrup, they also like coffee. Freshly brewed beans are the order of the day with Perc, a Kahlua alternative that’s artisanally made from locally roasted and cold-brewed Arabica beans instead of mass-produced. Results: Lightly sweetened, the sugar helps cut the richness of the…

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Review: Sapling Vermont Maple Liqueur and Maple Bourbon

By Christopher Null | April 28, 2014 |

Maple syrup continues to grow as a cocktail trend, and enterprising Vermonters are using it directly to make their own spirits. Enter Sapling, aka Saxtons River Distillery in Brattleboro, Vermont, which produces a maple syrup liqueur and a maple-infused Bourbon. (There’s also a maple-infused Rye, not reviewed here.) All are made with Grade A Vermont…

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